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Using the official pre-built ParaView 3.10.1 version with OpenFOAM

Posted April 30, 2011 at 07:16 by wyldckat
Updated May 4, 2013 at 06:46 by wyldckat (Updated to reflect changes in OpenFOAM 2.0)

<-- Related issues to ParaView with OpenFOAM - Fixes and solutions

NOTE: For building your own ParaView see Building ParaView 3.10.1 with custom Qt 4.6.4

After limited success with the old instructions "Using the official pre-built ParaView 3.8.0 version with OpenFOAM...", I've decided to write a new blog post, instead of editing the old one. Hopefully these instructions no longer will have the...
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Can someone tell me more about vulashaka

Posted April 10, 2011 at 10:44 by alexey2petrov

Originally Posted by santiagomarquezd View Post
pythonFlu really rulez. I was using it yesterday with my advisor and extracting data from fields and operate with them via numPy was completely transparent. Here nisi prepared a series of gdb macros in order to debug FOAM easely, now much of this work can be done with pythoFlu, plus the potential of data manipulation inside of the running. I think I'll code some lines in order to export fvMatrix to numPy arrays and things like this.

Keep this party going.
This made...
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Atmosphearic flow problem.

Posted April 4, 2011 at 05:37 by vishal

Hi All,

I know its really painful to find correct formulas for calculation of k and Epsilon values, If any of you are dealing with atmosphetic flows. (Exponential valocity inlet or power law). I would recommend to "atmBoundaryLayderInlet" conditions located at

OpenFOAM1.7.1/scr/turbulanceModels/incompressible/RAS/derivedFvPatchFields/atmBoundaryLayerInletEpsilon/atmBoundaryLayerInletVelocity.c file.

over list of values at inlet and...
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Blast from the past: installing OpenFOAM 1.5 in modern Linux boxes

Posted April 2, 2011 at 08:23 by wyldckat
Updated July 30, 2012 at 16:14 by wyldckat (Added v2)

Here we are in 2011 and we need good oldie OpenFOAM 1.5 to work in our latest über advanced Linux box.
Our trusty gcc compiler nowadays comes in flavours 4.4.x, 4.5.x and 4.6.0 was released a little while ago.
The official release of OpenFOAM 1.5 latest compatible gcc was 4.3.x. And you think to yourself: now what do I do?

Well, not to worry! After a request from the forum user kurne, I rolled up my sleeves and made a cookbook script of a hybrid OpenFOAM 1.5 with 1.7.x script...
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Notes about running OpenFOAM in parallel

Posted February 27, 2011 at 09:22 by wyldckat
Updated November 22, 2013 at 03:40 by wyldckat (added more links)

This is a rough list of informations to be compiled and posted on on a page about running OpenFOAM in parallel. If someone picks up on this and wants to start the article in the wiki, be my guest. Leave a comment pointing to the wiki page, so we can cooperate

List of already catalogued applications on the wiki for pre/post processing for parallel mode:
Yet to be catalogued:
  • redistributeMesh
  • renumberMesh
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